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Firethorn

Pyracantha

Bejeweled with orange red berries set against a background of small, glossy leaves, firethorn is a winter spectacle. Wonderful espaliered against a wall, around a door, or grown as an upright shrub in a border. Thrives in a fertile, well-drained soil.

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Part Sun, Sun

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Height:

From 3 to 20 feet

Width:

6-15 feet wide

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Zones:

7-9

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more varieties for Firethorn

Firethorn
Firethorn
(Pyracantha coccinea) is a dense shrub to 12 feet tall and wide that produces white flowers in summer and reddish-orange berries in fall. Zones 6-9
Lalandei firethorn
Lalandei firethorn
(Pyrancantha coccinea 'Lalandei') is a large variety that grows 20 feet tall with a prolific crop of orange-red berries. Zones 6-9

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